800 staff at P&O ferries have been fired without notice, to be replaced with outsourced labour
James Meechan argues that the past few months have seen an increase in trade union militancy
Students at the University of Manchester, including members of the YCL, have launched an occupation protest in solidarity with University and College Union strikes. This follows years of falling pay, overworking, and casualisation for higher education staff
On Monday, the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) opened their annual general meeting in Leeds. Addressing members, General Secretary Mick Lynch warned that the Conservative government is set to recoup the billions of pounds it spent fighting Covid-19 by attacking workers
The government has set out plans to make it illegal for restaurateurs to take customer tips or service charge payments from workers.
A union activist, who campaigned against “impossible workloads” for cleaners at Facebook’s London offices, has been ordered to be removed by the US tech giant’s facilities management firm.
Sam Hughes writes on Thatcher’s historic attempts to disrupt working class solidarity
In what seems like the everlasting ideological war for control of the Labour Party, three groups and their respective members are to be removed from Labour … The accumulation of these suspended groups totals to about 1,000 members. Losing this many members cannot be good for a party which has already seen a massive decline in membership since Starmer’s took over as leader of the party. The ideological war of the Labour Party has been going since nearly it’s inception in 1900.
If the Tory government doesn’t increase a 1% pay offer, senior doctors in England may refuse to do overtime. Due to a pay offer that the NHS workforce have labelled as a “slap in the face”, the threat of industrial action has developed following the Royal College of Nursing’s announcement that it would contemplate balloting for industrial action.
The Unite leadership race is now looking more hopeful with Howard Beckett dropping out of the race to endorse Steve Turner.